Mickey Mouse Santa Cupcakes

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This holiday, share your Mickey love with these fun Holiday cupcakes. These Mickey Mouse Santa cupcakes are just too cute to ignore! Pop a bow on them and you have Minnie Mouse Mrs. Claus cupcakes.


Santa Mickey Mouse Cupcakes

Santa Mickey Mouse Cupcakes

Mickey Mouse Santa Cupcakes

Make your holiday cupcakes festive and fun with some Mickey Mouse ears.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 21 mins
Total Time 36 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Servings 22 Cupcakes

What you will need


  • 1 box of Triple chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs room temp
  • 1/2 Cup unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1 Cup whole milk
  • 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • cupcake liners
  • cupcake pan

Vanilla Frosting Ingredients:



  • Sprinkle some powder sugar onto a cutting board
  • Roll out the black fondant into 1/4 inch thickness and cut out 48 circles for the ears
  • Allow to dry for 3 hours

Cupcake Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Line cupcake pan with the black cupcake liners
  • In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk, and vanilla extract and stir until combined
  • Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes.
  • Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.

Frosting Directions

  • Using a standing mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla, and mix on medium speed until combined and smooth
  • Scoop 1 C of frosting into the piping bag with the small star tip
  • Mix in a few drops of red food coloring into the remaining frosting
  • Scoop into the piping bag with the large star

Decorating directions

  • Frost cooled cupcakes with the red frosting
  • Using the white frosting, pipe dollops of frosting onto the bottom of the white of the red frosting to make the rim of the Santa hat.
  • Pipe a dollop of white frosting up top for the white ball of the Santa hat
  • Push two ears into the sides of the hat
  • Place two holly leaf sprinkles and 3 red ball sprinkles onto the lower corner for a holly decoration


In place of Black fondant, you could use Black Candy Melts. You can also make some of the cupcakes Minnie Mouse by adding a Wilton Cany Bow.
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